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A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
Washington Performing Arts: Amjad Ali KhanSixth & I
Sat. Nov 16 Amjad Ali Kahn brings his expressive sound to Sixth & I for a family gathering with his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Nov. 13, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Nov 16
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24